Why half of all northerners under 40 cannot afford to buy their own home



Only half of under-40s living in the North can afford to buy a home and around 6,000 extra houses need to be built in Yorkshire and the Humber each year to solve the crisis, research warns today.
The region needs 18,900 homes building every year, far more than the 12,600 that were built last year, to fix the housing shortage, according to the National Housing Federation, which represents housing associations, and the Crisis homelessness charity.
Unlike most estimates, the innovative new research – conducted by Heriot-Watt University – calculates how many homes are needed to address the... read more

 
6 December 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 22
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